IIT JAM Notification 2024 – Joint Admission Test for Masters
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IIT JAM Notification 2024 – Joint Admission Test for Masters

IIT JAM Notification 2024

The Joint Admission Test for Masters or JAM is a common online test to provide admissions to various postgraduate programmes such as M.Sc., M.Sc. (Tech), M.S Research, M.Sc.-M.Tech. Dual Degree, Joint M.Sc. - Ph.D., M.Sc. - Ph.D. Dual Degree, across multiple disciplines by premier institutes across the country and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students across the country.
IIT Madras has released the official notification of IIT JAM exam 2024. This year, Indian Institutes of Technology Madras will conduct the computer- based Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM 2024) on February 11th, 2024 (Sunday). Interested and eligible candidates who wants to pursue their career in the basic science, may apply online here for this entrance test .

IIT JAM Exam Details

Name of exam: Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM)

Name of conducting institute: IIT Madras

Type of exam: Online

Mode of exam: CBT (Computer-Based Test)

Duration of exam: 3 hours

Date of exam: February 11th, 2024 (Sunday)

Mode of application: Online

Official website: https://jam.iitm.ac.in

Eligibility Criteria to Appear in JAM

Educational Qualification: The candidates who qualify in JAM 2024 must fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admissions to IITs.

# Candidates should have passed an undergraduate degree or should be currently studying in their final year of undergraduate programme. Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute.
# Candidates promoted without a marksheet should produce a certificate stating the subjects studied in that semester/year duly signed by the Head of the Institute.
# Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to policy of the Admitting Institute. 
It is responsibility of the candidates to prove that they satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admission. 

Physical Fitness: At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. The admitted candidates may also have to undergo a Physical Fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. Admission is liable to be cancelled if a candidate is found physically unfit to pursue their chosen course of study.

IIT JAM Application Fee

Candidates have to pay a fixed amount as application fee. Details are as given below:

CategoryOne Test PaperTwo Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD₹ 900₹ 1250
All Others₹ 1800₹ 2500

How to Apply for IIT JAM Examination ?

Interested and eligible candidates who want to pursue their career in the field of basic sciences may apply online here by visiting Official IIT JAM 2024 Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply .

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on the "Online Application Form" and a new web page will be opened.

# In the next stage, click on "Online Application Form" Link and Login.

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Make payment of application fee as per your category and submit the form.

# At the end, take a print out of the application form .

Important Dates of IIT JAM 2024 Examination

# Starting date online application submission: September 5, 2023
# Last date of online application submission: October 25, 2023
# Availability of JAM Admit Cards: January 8, 2024
# Date of JAM 2024 Examination: February 11, 2024
# Announcement of the Results of JAM 2024: March 22, 2024

Important Web-Links of JAM Exam

Online Application FormClick Here
Information Bulletin
Click Here
JAM Syllabus
Click Here
Previous Question Papers
Click Here
Advertisement DetailsClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Exam Pattern of IIT JAM 2024

The exam pattern of IIT JAM 2024 is as mentioned below.
Name of exam: Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM)

Name of test papers: Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS), and Physics (PH)

Mode of exam: Online

Duration of exam:
3 hours

No of questions: 60: 30 in section A, 10 in section B, and 20 in section C

Medium of question paper: English

Total Marks: The question paper will be for 100 marks.

Negative Marking: IIT JAM will have negative marking for section A.

# Section A: 1/3 of marks will be deducted for each wrong 1 mark answer and ⅔ of marks for 2 mark questions;
# Section B: no negative and no partial marking;
# Section C: no negative marking